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: Cricket: England v. West Indies: First Test Match

First day's play at Edgbaston, Birmingham.
See page 3
(to 13.30)


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Peter West
Summaries: Gerry Gomez
Television presentation: David Martin

: Mainly for Women

About the Home

Cookery Club
Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of the competition for a strawberry confection and demonstrates her recipe.

On the Road to Emancipation
Joan Gilbert looks at some of the bicycles that transformed the social lives of our grandmothers and which will be on the road again on Sunday in the first Veteran-Cycle Run.

Shopping Suggestions
New Ideas for the housewife by Margaret Douglas.

Our Miss Pemberton: 21 - In Two Places
Written by Philip King and Falkland Cary.
A story of life today in a small town.


Item presenter/cook (About the Home: Cookery Club): Marguerite Patten
Item presenter (About the Home: On the Road to Emancipation): Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (About the Home: Shopping Suggestions): Margaret Douglas
Writer (Our Miss Pemberton): Philip King
Writer (Our Miss Pemberton): Falkland Cary
Producer (Our Miss Pemberton): Richard Gilbert
Geof Patterson: Terence Soall
Barry Hale: Norman Foreman
Mary Pemberton: Margot Boyd
George Pearce: Alan Rolfe
Mrs Carter: Natalie Kent
Percy Carter: Vincent Goodman
Vicar: Robert Webber
Betty Spencer: Julia Worth

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
(to 16.00)

: Cricket: England v. West Indies

A further visit to Edgbaston, Birmingham.

: Children's Television presents: Champion the Wonder Horse

The range is stricken with drought.
Popular legend says that somewhere, close at hand, there is a lost river, but no one has ever found it except three gunmen who keep it a closely guarded secret.
Champion, however, senses the presence of the water and starts to nose it out under the guns of the crooks. Ricky finds Champion with a bullet wound, and the hunt is on.


The Wonder Horse: Champion
Rebel, the dog: Blaze
'Ricky' North, the boy: Barry Curtis
Sandy, his uncle: Jim Bannon

: Children's Television: Lapland Summer

Per Host, the Norwegian explorer, shows another film he has taken during his travels in the far north of Norway. In this programme he shows how the Lapps spend their summer on the coast with the reindeer herds.


Presenter/filmmaker: Per Host
Producer: David Attenborough

: The Weather

: Cricket: England v. West Indies

The closing overs of the first day's play followed by summaries by Peter West and Gerry Gomez.


Summariser: Peter West
Summariser: Gerry Gomez

: The Alma Cogan Show

The last of six programmes starring Alma Cogan.
This evening Alma has invited another mutual friend to talk over old times.


Singer: Alma Cogan
Dancer: Michael Miller
Dancer: Terry Skelton
Dancer: John Prescott
Dancer: Roderick Joyce
Dances arranged by: Douglas Squires
Original lyrics and songs by: Alan Reeve-Jones
Original lyrics and songs by: Edwin Braden
Music arranged and conducted by: Stan Foster
Production: Douglas Moodie

: News

: Kelly's Eye

Barbara Kelly invites you to look-in on life through Kelly's Eye.
An informal programme in which Barbara Kelly guest celebrities and an invited audience discuss topics of importance in our everyday life.
Musical Interludes featuring Stanley Black and Larry Cross


Presenter: Barbara Kelly
Pianist (Musical Interlude)/Orchestra directed by: Stanley Black
Singer (Musical Interlude): Larry Cross
Research: Bob Kesten
Musical arrangements: Bruce Campbell
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Producer: Harry Carlisle

: The Charlie Chester Show

with Charlie Chester.
Also appearing: The Hedley Ward Trio, Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Len Lowe, Marian Miller,
Frank Davison, The Leslie Roberts Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers.


Presenter/comedian/script: Charlie Chester
Group: The Hedley Ward Trio
[Actor]: Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
[Actor]: Len Lowe
Singer: Marian Miller
Musician: Frank Davison
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Dancers
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Musical associate: Bert Waller
Dance sequences produced by: Leslie Roberts
Script: Charlie Hart
Script: Bernard Botting
Designer: George Djurkovic
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: The Amorous Goldfish

A new play for television by Michael Voysey.
[Starring] Avice Landone, Sydney Tafler, Gillian Lind with Fabia Drake and Thomas Heathcote
See top of page and page 12
At 8.30


Writer: Michael Voysey
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: Douglas Allen
Cornelia Wallace: Gillian Lind
Emily Pickford: Joan Hickson
Edwin Coppard: Sydney Tafler
Betsy Coppard: .Avice Landone
Mrs. Clarke: Hilda Campbell
Russell Gertrude: Violet Gould
Postman: John Dunbar
Nursemaid: Brenda Cowling
Small girl: Susan Gabor
Small boy: Ricky Chambers
Mrs. Truslove: Constance Lorne
Ellen: Dorothy Gordon
Mrs. Carey: Fabia Drake
Bill Rousby: Thomas Heathcote
Jessie: Priscilla Morgan
Police Sergeant Pritchard: Wensley Pithey

: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

from Copenhagen.
The Danish National Museum celebrated the 150th anniversary of is foundation last week. Tonight it challenges visiting British experts who are sitting in the Tapestry Room of the Museum.
The Experts: Geoffrey Bushnell, Professor Stuart Piggott, Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Chairman, Glyn Daniel
Televised from the Danish National Museum by courtesy of the Director and of Statsradiofonien, Copenhagen


Expert: Geoffrey Bushnell
Expert: Professor Stuart Piggott
Expert: Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Chairman: Glyn Daniel
Presented by: Nancy Thomas

: The Kensington Gores

in a cameo of Victorian entertainment.
See page 4


Entertainers: The Kensington Gores

: News

followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down

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